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is following up on several leads and it is in the boston suburb of revere and it shows law enforcement searching an apartment house in that city. they were seen pulling a number of trash bags and a duffle bag in that house and it was prompted by a traffic stop which was prompted by a suspicious driver and they are looking to find who is responsible for yesterday's frightening scene at the boston marathon. this is video from a camera that was being worn by a runner and it capture is the blasts which went off yesterday afternoon. the latest numbers we have this morning are three people dead and at least 140 injured and one of those killed was an eight-year-old boy. at least a dozen people are in area hospitals in critical condition and their injuries include broken bones, severed limbs and broken eardrums. so farther speculating on a possible motive and president barack obama is urging people to wait for all of the facts. >> we still do not know who did this or why and people should not jump to conclusions before we have all the facts but make no mistake, we will get to the bottom of thi
of appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging california's law banning so- called conversion therapy, a psychotherapy technique aimed at helping gay teens become straight. backers of the law say conversion therapy is danger and that the state has the right to protect patients. but opponents of the law say it violates free speech right. >> it's unprecedented that california would pass a law that would interfere with patients and doctors and tell them not only what they can say on the subject matter but what viewpoint they can express. i think it's a very dangerous law. >> two lower courts ruled against the ban. one found the law unconstitutional but the other upheld the law. >>> there is new information coming out on a possible sabotage planned on the south bay. we'll tell you why officials say someone may have cut a fiberoptic line in order to shoot up a power station. >>> another breezy day. not as windy as yesterday. temperatures a little warmer. winds are dying further and we're going to see warmer day time highs as we get towards thursday. you kids should count yourselves lucky.
to law enforcement anything that appears out of the ordinary. the c.h.p. says that it has an effective process for handling any threats and orange woulds closely with other ages to coordinate a response. >> security has been stepped up in the bay area because of the boston blast and the a's and warriors played in oakland last note with a visible increase in security. the fans at warriors game went through the metals detectors and a's fanned had their bags searched. and behind-the-scenes, bomb sniffing dogs were used. >> clip posted on youtube was shot in the viewing stand across from where the first bomb had gone off in boston. >> again, this video of the second bomb is new this morning and you can see at first people were just stunned and eventually someone started shouting orders to "get out of the stands" and smoke filled the area and people emptyied the stands quick limit. >> another perspective of the blast. we have a runners' view seconds before the explosion. can you see on the left side of the screen the woman was wearing a camera on her head when the bomb went off and she was
night they responded to a 911 call. the caller was a man who just stabbed his brother in law. as officers arrived he came at them with a weapon. >> the man ended up attacking the officers. prior to that he cut his brother in law. >> he was shot and killed by police after not following the orders to put down the hammer. >> after san francisco police chief greg suhr pulled it off the table, where a taser could have saved a life. . >> reporter: it is unclear if it will change the position on requesting tasers but some say the city needs to come up with more non-lethal options. >> in this situation if the taser was available it would have been used. >> with the tools we have the officers did what they had to do to defend themselves. >> reporter: the aclu didn't common directly but said any officer involved shooting raises questions about other techniques. as for the stabbing victim he is suspected to survive. he is doing fine. live in san francisco, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a court ruled against a police officer who claims she was fired because of gender discrimina
>> is this evident? >>> well more than the evidence is law enforcement and others have said at the federal state and local level and indeed from the region, we have an unprecedented level of law enforcement support and they are working very well. >> what is the process so far that helps you understand maybe for the materials and the level of complementty of the device -- complexity and the origin of the devise? >> i think i know what you are getting at. i can't comment on that aspect of that. what is important to say, what i would like to on behalf of the boston j.t. tf today, they say there is no known threat where we are conducting investigative activity and i want to put that out to the citizens and the city of boston and the commonwealth of massachusetts. >> do you know anything about the nature of device -- [inaudible] >> i am not going to be able to comment on the nature of the device right now. >> are they in custody right now? >> i'm not going to say who or who might not be in custody right now. >> is there one person from ocean avenue that are -- and [inaudible]. >>
stat news 10 years and it tines border security and makes exceptions for law-abodying immigrant whose arrived at minors and completed high school. the bill is called a "compromise." >> there are changes in the weather. that is called "job security." >> wish we could have some rain, that would help a lot families and farmers. but it will not happen. sit back. relax. enjoy the warm sunshine that is coming our way even to the coast where there will be some gorgeous sunsets the next couple of days, feel friend to send some of those to us. we would love to see them. live doppler 7 hd shows how dry the air is. we will talk about the winds. they are gusty in spots. 28 at fairfield. to 24 miles per hour at napa. sfo at 20. 17 at novato. 16 in san carlos. most of the winds are coming from the north and the northwest. this is going to be the case for the better part of today as we continue our transition from that area of low pressure and the real winds we had monday to high pressure and calmer weather. transition has been quiet other than the breezy areas and there will be less of them today u
to remain vigilant and report anything to law- enforcement agencies. >> a 12 year-old bay area boy named karen hern was heard in the boston marathon blast. there are pictures of the boy posted by his mother katherine hern . the boy's father, alan hrn is the varsity football coach of ashambra high school in martinez and was in boston with his family. the boy's mother ran in the race. the family from martinez was close to the explosion and coach hern son was hit by some shrapnel. the principal released a statement in part it says " the family is safe, and we will return to martinez as soon as possible. please keep them in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. >> and stay with kron 4 as we continue to bring you the latest information on the boston marathon attack. we will provide updates all morning here on the kron 4 morning news as well as our 24/7 channel comcast 193. you can also find latest aggression on our web site. kron4.com. as well as our face book and twitter feeds. >> here is erica with a look at our bay area weather. >> you will notice temperatures and little co
a little easier. for law enforcement the work is not done. >> this senseless tax and the families deserve an answer. the wounded have to learn how to stand, walk, live and deserve answers. >> reporter: just information coming and from an official the federal prosecutors are at hospital right now. working on possible charges and the camping gear since last night. and it is important to note that we remember the victim's and word that stance at this moment. 50 victims are still lead area hospitals. and they are still in critical victim's. reporting live in boston, tory done last name -- dunnin.. >> and after a gun battle. the suspect, joe- kar tsarnaev, was captured by police. tsarnaev is now in serious condition at the hospital. dramatic video has been released of the shootout between police and the it was recorded by a neighbor who, like so many in the boston area yesterday, were ordered to stay in their homes. nearly 50 shots fired in the exchange. all while the suspect was holed up in a boat. after running from police early friday morning. >> president obama took a moment to acknowledg
. >>> what we have learned about injuries and missing law enforcement officers. >>> they are marking the anniversary of the quake and how that scare led to a big change. >>> big trouble in livermore valley. >>> also a deadly police shooting in san francisco, what led up to last night's gunfire. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, it is thursday, april 18thth, i am pam cook, thank you for joining us, let's check your weather and traffic, steve knows all about your weather. >>> we do have clear skies, temperatures will be warming up starting off in the 40s ending in the 60s and 70s. >>> this morning we have that big crash we have been telling you about, two lanes blocked, the big-rig is involved and our news chopper 2 is involved and looking at a monitor here and you can tell the traffic is just really terrible already leaving the livermore valley at the 680 interchange. and looking at traffic it is moving well. >>> pope frances offered his prayers and
walking the street as hundreds of law enforcement agents are conducting this manhunt. we're getting with this reaction to the kron 4 news room. here's one witness describing what he saw during last night's police chase. we thought we heard firecrackers me and my son looked out the third floor window. we heard gunshots and saw the explosion. i actually, saw a black as you the comedown laurel street it looked like it hit a police car and they were shooting at that we may have heard about 60 gunshot. >> what was the explosion like? >> it was pretty loud it should our house. >> residents west of boston are being told to stay in their homes amid the sluggish for the second suspect. mass transit and the entire state of massachusetts shutdown this morning. we have a map and show you that illustrate where all this is taking place. you can see the two explosions indicated that on the right hand side is where the explosion happened on monday. across the river is mit. that is just north of the marathon side. watertown, where police actively have been searching all morning is 8 mi. away from wh
is are there, there, all up and down this street by private companies. >> well, you know, before law enforcement used its cameras, whether they be public cameras or private cameras, there need to be strict protocols in in place to be sure they are not abused. >> it's a balancing act we have to weigh safety and security with privacy concerns and civil liberties. where would that information be sent? i think that's another key point and how long would it be kept for? >> reporter: it's interesting. the next stop for this is san francisco's city hall and allen, if you are wondering what the debate might be like there i called a number of supervisors asking for their opinions. only one called back. it's going to be interesting. obviously they are going to try to see how this works. split in the public. public safety versus personal privacy. >> you know, phil, that raises a good point about how long they keep the information because there is no law, no universal rule. it's community to community, isn't it? >> reporter: exactly. it's actually -- they want those in the department, as well.
in boston as the city comes alive, one day after law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problem between all the people on a special day that all countries united. so eats good, i'm glad they got this guy. >> at fenway park the red socks and shoes game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombing. >> won't you observe us as we observe a moment of silence. >> the first home game was a special one. >> they had a big ceremony beforehand, had all of the volunteers of the boston matheny there, firefighters, mayer, all that stuff. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet care oh line] >> neil diamond came and sang sweet care oh line in the eighth inning. it was a huge surprise. it was a blast. >> after a week of terror, this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew newspaper sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text message monday smirk i wasn't there and they texted me yesterday making sure i stayed inside. throughout the whnle week they have been check
. the death toll still estimated at 5 to 15. >> one of the missing persons was a firefighter/law enforcement officer. i can tell you that individual has been found. he is in a hospital and he has some pretty serious injuries. i don't know the status whether it's critical, serious or whatever. but i was told he is in the hospital. has pretty serious injuries. there are still firefighters missing. >> police say there has been massive out pours from governor's office to feds and other agencies. in the nearby town of abbot we got this video in. 100 cots have been set up to take care of people who will be left homeless and grief counselors to deal with what's happening. >>> we are also now getting reports of lewding happening in the damaged neighborhoods. >> that is a significant concern to us. this is a community that we are going to do our absolute best to protect. and if that means offending folks by not letting them come home right away to keep them safe and neighborhood safe, we'll do that and apologize later. >> you are looking at video that was shot overnight. in terms of new pictures, we
and terrorist groups. leven said to hold him under these circumstances would be contrary to our laws and jeopardize our effort to prosecute him. during interviews before suspects are read their rights is often not admissible during the trial. the issue on miranda rights is further complicated because the u.s. is a u.s. citizen. many of the rules cannot be used on americans. live in the newsroom, katie utehs. ktvu news. >>> people are in texas are being allowed in their homes. curfew is still in effect and there is limited water and electricity. many are still trying to learn the condition of family and friends hurt in the explosion. >> it's really hectic, but we are patient because we know the extent of damage on the other side. and we got friends and family that we don't know about over there. >> 14 people died in the fertilizer plant explosion, including 11 emergency responders. 200 more were injured. >>> this weekend, texas is also remembering the deadly raid on the branch compound in waco. 76 people died in a fire twenty years ago following a raid on the compound. waco and west
were investigating after their officers shot and killed a man accused of stabbing his own brother-in-law. it happened in the portrero hills neighborhood. the suspect called 9-1-1 to report the stabbing around 9:45 and police got there in minutes of the call and they say the suspect came after them with a hammer. the police chief explains what happened next. >> the officers ordered the person to step his advance and he continues the advance. an officer fired upon the suspects, and 9 suspect went to the ground and this is corroborated by independent witness testimony. >> the victim suffered serious injuries do his head, arms and chest but he is expected to survive. >> this morning, you can feel it is chilly. >> that is because of the lack of wind. mike? >> we have been talking about no wind, nothing to keep the manufacture stirred so that is why the cold heavy earth sinks and the warm air prices and why we have cooler conditions this morning. we have dry air out there and you can see on live doppler 7 hd no radar runs. the air mass as far as pollen is concerned has been rough all week. fro
or our laws do not allow the fbi to follow up in a sound solid way. >> reporter: while officials cyst through the details worshipers sought answers in their own way gathering at the holy cross on sunday to reflect on the terror that the city faced in the last week. the governor says there can be vigilance without fear. >> there are lessons that we will have to learn and have learned painfully through this last experience that will have to be applied to future marathons. there will be future marathons. and they will be bigger and better. >> reporter: according to a person, they are still looking at the cause of death of tamerlan tsarnaev. >> the three people killed in the explosions as well as a fallen mit police officer sun collier were rememberedberg a prayer service today. as you can see, flowers were left near the finish line. the mayor has asked americans to observe a moment of silence at 2:50 in the afternoon. that is the time that the first of the two bombs went off. >> as the focus of the boston bombings turns to the legal aspect, one california senator is voicing her opinion f
's cell phone that was in the car so law enforcement could not track her movements. if you take into account the charges of kidnapping, child endangerment and vehicle theft, she faces a max of 10 years in jail, prison. hernandez also supposed to appear in court here tomorrow at the hall of justice on related charges of drug possession and being under the influence of drugs. reporting live here outside the hall of justice in san jose, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> bob, thanks a lot. in san lorenzo, police figuring out how a woman died in her own driveway. the woman was in her 50s and found early sunday morning lying in a pool of blood just outside of her home near east 14th street. a machine that lives a few doors down tells us that area is regularly patrolled by security. the sheriff's department says the coroner must now determine whether the woman was a victim of a crime. >>> oakland police right now investigating a mugging and shooting in upscale rock ridge neighborhood, an area not known for violent crime. saturday night, a couple was walking on manila avenue when somebo
combatant. >> we will prosecute this suspect under u.s. law. united states citizens cannot be tried in military commissions. >> reporter: it's a move at least one senator is asking is the administration to reconsider. >> we know that these two individuals embrace radical islamic thought, that there is ample evidence this was an attack inspired by radical ideology. they were not trying to rob a bank in boston. >> reporter: and we're now getting a look at the transcript from today's bedside hearing for dzhokhar tsarnaev, who is still unable to speak because of the gunshot wound to his throat. the judge said, i will ask whether or not the patient is alert. you can rouse him. at that point, the doctor asks, how are you feeling? it shows the defendant was able to nod affirmatively. live in the newsroom, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> senator dianne feinstein says she wants answers about the older of the two brothers. reports say the fbi earlier interviewed 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev based on a tip by the russian government and that tamerlan made a trip to russia last year. >
metropolitan area. only law enforcement, of course, is able to take to the skies in that area. we have what can only be described as an extraordinary situation in a major american city this morning. i want to turn to don berelli, a form fer special agent with the fbi, part of the joint terrorism task force, and has expertise and a security consultant. so much to talk to you about but i think you can't fathom a more dangerous situation for the officers who are responding here. >> absolutely. that was my first thought. it does not get much worse than this. you have somebody who has both weapons and explosives, and it appears they may have this person contained. appears, we don't know that for sure. but the concern, obviously, is could he be in a barricade situation, which is an extremely dangerous position for tactical officers and worse than that, could he take hostages and that's where the danger goes through the roof. this is the concern immediately as far as tactically what is happening on the ground there. then you have the added angle of possible accomplices. what's happening around the cit
, which might have been used to detonate a device. a law enforcement official said monday's bombs were probably detonated by timers. 6. another piece of a pressure cooker was found at a blast site. forensic and components of the homemade devices were container, could help manufacturer and possibly buyer. wethis is a different view of the bombing. >> pam:these pictures were taken from a nearby office building and show the chaos coming up at 5:30. we have new images to show you of what the bomb might have looked like. right now we are awaiting an >> catherine:you are looking live at boston. this news conference expected to start any minute. we are learning more about the chinese woman who has been identified as the third person killed in the bombing. >> pam:catherine heenan is here with that story. and an update on the injured. >> catherine: the boston globe posted this picture of running shoes and flowers. krystle campbell. all three were killed as they stood near the boston on the last day of her life, men lu posted this picture titled "my wonderful breakfast." among the 14=thousand co
starts now. >> good morning our top story this morning. law enforcement agencies are putting with the public to come forward with photographs, videos or any information that might help them solve the bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170 at monday's boston marathon off. >> it has been two days since the bomb attacks. we're learning more about the victims' and devices used by the bombers. >> emily schmidt is joining us live from boston with an update on the investigation. >> he was never sat or down he was happy and cheerful and ready to go. he was just all around a wonderful kid. >> and boston university graduate student from china were also killed in the blast. >> investigators a not sure whether the attack which came with no warning was foreign or domestic. >> at this time there are no claims of responsibility. the range of suspects and motives remains wide open. >> the fbi began piecing together what caused the blast analyzing debris from the bomb. >> among items recovered are pieces of black nylon which could be from a back pack and what appear to be
's security who has been killed. there is a massive manhunt underway a lot of law enforcement involved in that. we have suspended all service on the nbc a, a public transit service and that will continue until it is safe to open their if they're asking people to a shelter in place, and other words stay indoors with the doors locked and do not open the door for anyone other than a properly identified law enforcement officer. at this point, all of boston. this is a serious situation, we are taking it seriously. we're asking the public to take it seriously as well. assist law enforcement by following the simple instructions. we have every asset we can possibly muster on the ground right now. they are doing a terrific job and working with each other. we need the public to help us help them stay safe. >> we did need to learn more about this suspects. there are concerns that the younger brother dzhokhar tsarnaev as explosives on him as well. he is 19 years old and as a result late from russia. they have a bundle that lives in the boston area. we a seen the area and massachusetts on not locked down a
the community, boston is waking up breathing a little easier. for law enforcement the work isn't done. >> the families of those killed so senselessly deserve answers. the wounded, some of whom now have to learn how to stand and walk and li again deserve answers. >> reporter: and speaking of that there is new information right now from a department of justice official saying that federal prosecutors are at the hospital right now. they are working on charges and apparently they have been here since last night. also want to point out that many people still remembering of course the victims today. there are more than 50 of them from the boston marathon bombings that remain in the hospital right now. three of them are in critical condition. >> live for us in boston. thank you for that. >>> a bay area law man may have played a role in the capture of the suspect. some of the swat tactics came from a training program developed by the sheriff of alameda. coming up how law enforcement may have indirectly helped police track down the accused killer. >>> runners showing their support for boston
that has been provided for law enforcement so far. we strongly encourage the assistance to continue. >> the police chief says there investigating the most extensive crime scene and the city's history. fbi agents searching an apartment in suburban boston overnight. they're not giving any details of the search but investigators were seen leaving the building in revere early today, carrying brown paper bags, plastic trash bags and a dufflebag. authorities are appealing to the public for amateur video and those that might provide clues to carry out the bombing. the new york post is reporting that the apartment lost its one year old saudi national. he is here on a student visa and is in the hospital. he has burns from the blast, they're calling him a person of interest but not officially calling him a suspect. >> 7328 am and as we continue to study the very latest and get the latest news out of boston we are also getting new reaction from participants were in the marathon yesterday. >> i think that's what they want to do is that fear in our hearts and not have us come out to a race like
brother-in- law last night. it happened around 9:40 p.m. in the 900 block of deharo street in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. when police arrived on the scene, the funny man with multiple stab wounds to his head, arms, chest. when they try to assist the victim, another man came towards officers with a hammer. police chief stated that one of the officers fired his gun out this a suspect refused to drop his weapon. >> he can get the officers with a hammer raised and he did not comply and that is when the officers returned fire. >> no one else was injured in the incident. the man who was stabbed is in serious condition at the hospital. >> here is a update for a hot spot on 580. >> you see that they have cleared the second semi truck from the scene of the crash on 580 westbound. we still however you will have to wait for a caltran sweeper truck. if they are you kids should count yourselves lucky. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a
over the internet. the sales tax would be sent to the states where the shoppers live. under current law, states can only require stores to collect sales tax if the store has a physical presence in the state. so as we all know, most online sales are essentially tax- free, even though you are supposed to declare those items on your state tax return and pay the sales tax, very few americans do. the senate voted 74 to 20 yesterday to move the market place fairness act to a boatvote. with the level of support, the senate could pass the bill as early as this week. >> bart is same this morning that a woman was not injured when a train ran over her after she jumped onto the tracks at a san francisco station. the woman jumped in front of oncoming train at the 24 street station last night. the train went right over the woman as it passed through the station and did not injure her as she laid on the tracks. bart police found the woman, who is in her 50s, with no visible injuries. she is being held for a psychological evaluation. >> a man survived after he shot his wife and then himself in redwood
. a lot of law enforcement involved in that. to something that, we have suspended all service on the mbta our public transit service until we think it's safe to open all or some of that. we're asking people to shelter in place. in other words, to stay indoors with their doors locked and not to open the door for anyone other than a properly identified law enforcement officer and that applies here in watertown where we are right now. also, cambridge, waltham, newton, belmont, and
hearings going on. >> reporter: by law none of the parties involved can discuss a detention hearing held this morning for the three teenage suspects accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old audrie pott, because those suspects are considered minors. we do know that the pott family was present and that everyone was told by the judge that everyone needed to make sure no details got out. a short time later, the family cancelled a planned interview with nbc news today. yesterday audrie's mother, father and stepmother announced they filed a civil lawsuit against the three teens, saying by sexually assaulting audrie while she was drunk last labor day weekend and showing pictures of the assault at school, they drove the 15-year-old girl to suicide. in addition to the civil suit, the family is pushing hard to have the teen suspects tried as adults. >> these types of crimes are not juvenile. sexual assault is an adult crime. these boys distributed the pictures to humiliate and further bully my daughter. >> reporter: today the family spokesman reiterated the issue of confidentiality. >> everythin
of working closely with our law enforcement to access and update our security plans and procedures. >> people are showing their support for everyone in boston by sharing this badge on the face book page. it reads our hearts go out to everyone in boston and to each person with loved ones running in the boston mile an hour thochbility you can share the ban going to this site. >> one more note. 7 news reporter miami is headed to boston tonight. right now in fact. live reports will begin tomorrow here on abc 7 news and amma tweeting updates at amma abc 7. so lack for her work coming out of boston. >> we will of course keep you updated to any development in this boston tragedy but for now we move on and turn your attention to the weather forecast as you know it was awfully windy throughout today and sandy is here with the weather. >> those wind are starting to dial down although still gusty in some spots. let you know what to expect as we head that your tuesday. especially the morning coming up. >> thanks. also ahead. the fight over the golden state warrior new waterfront arena. critic say
. the committee includes the aviation industry and consumer law enforcement officials. the policy has been fiercely opposed by flight attendants, unions. it was slated to go into effect on thursday. >> some cancer patients in california could see their out-of-pocket cost reduced under a bill that has passed one of the house of the legislatures. the bill would cap the cost to patients for oral, anti-cancer drugs at least $100 per prescription. it passed the assembly monday, and is now in the state senate. insurers are opposed the bill. they say cost will have to rise in other areas to pay for those drugs. we should also note, the governor jerry brown vetoed a similar bill last year. >> officials in new york city are proposing to make it the most populous place in america to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes and to 21. the city council on bail the proposal monday to increase the threshold from 18. the federal minimum. forestage in some communities have raised the age to 19. at least two towns agree to raise it to 21. the nyse city councils as the measure and to stop young people fr
in consultation with mayor thomas menino, governor patrick. every single one of the law enforcement partners that were involved in this operation, we examined all of the facts, and came to the conclusion that at that point in time, at that juncture, we felt that either the suspects had fled the area or there was not enough specific information to keep the city in . . . . . . . our inquiry. >> but based on the fact that the government of russia contacted the united states, whether the fbi found something or not, do you think the boston police department should have been made aware of that situation, a guy like that living in your community? >> well, let me stress, matt, i >> let me stress, matt, i don't have specific information about the international conversations that were going on, but i can tell you we are looking at everything and that will be certainly part of the review. >> boston police commissioner ed davis. thank you very much. >> thank you, sir. >>> now here's savannah. >>> we are learning more about the suspects this morning as investigators dig in to their past for clues. today
by the fbi. >> the ball was dropped in one of two ways. the fbi missed a lot of things. our laws do not allow the fbi to follow up in a sound, solid way. >> reporter: there is a good chance lawmakers will be able to question higher ups with the intelligence community in the coming days. possibly as early as tomorrow. more of the questions they want appsed next. live in washington kyla champ bell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the man accused of mailing a letter containing the poison ricin to president obama is back in court today. paul kevin curtis has denied any involvement in the letter sent to the president or other letters that were sent to a u.s. senator and a judge. his lawyer days authorities have little evidence connecting him to the letters. curtis' family says he suffers from mental illness. >>> today marks three years six bp's deep water horizon oil platform sank at the gulf of mexico after a huge explosion. 11 workers were killed in this explosion. it caused an oil leak that continued almost three months. almost five million barrels of oil leaked into the gulf. it damaged marine and wil
're following. in cooperation with u.s. officials, canadian law enforcement officials say they have foiled a plot to blow up a passenger train. what can you tell me about that? >> reporter: a passenger train, matt, from new york to ontario. it would be on canada's version of amtrak. they got onto it lastfall when they got a tip from the ka madian muslim community. authorities have been watching these two men closely since then. they say the plot was inspired by al qaeda in iran which they say was providing, quote, direction and guidance. now according to officials in both the u.s. and canada this plot never got to the stage of acquiring explosives, but even so he, these officials say the two men have both the intent and the capability of following through with it, matt. >> frightening possibility. thanks very much. >>> we are following two major stories this morning when it comes to flying. federal officials are putting on hold a new rule that would allow small knives back on planes. it was supposed to take effect on thursday but it has received strong opposition from flight crews and some
the facility on woodside avenue at portola around 10 p.m. last night. both the facility and law enforcement agencies involved are still tight-lipped about the search. >>> five teenaged suspects are in custody in the death of a santa clara county paramedic who was shot earlier in the oakland hills. quinn boyer died at the hospital april 4th, two days after being shot in the head in his car. oakland police say the suspects have admitted to the shooting. they were arrested monday and yesterday, but there's still no word on a motive. >> i am deeply concerned by the fact that the persons responsible for this man's murder range in the age of 14 to 16 years old. that is unacceptable. >> police followed leads about a suspicious car and found it abandoned near an oakland school. the suspects were identified through surveillance video from year the site. investigators believe boyer is a random target. a memorial was held for him yesterday. >>> new this morning, a san mateo father is now being hailed a hero after saving his wife and 7 children from a burning home. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington tel
on would can inher it the throne. the laws of success say only first-born boys can inherit the throne are about to be replaced after 300 years. or a girl gets it if there is no boy, like elizabeth. but prince william and kate are spenting their child in july so the changes coming in a timely moment. regardless of whether the baby is a boy or a girl, the child will be next if line after william. a royal spokesman says that the queen will consider the bill or approve it in the comes days or weeks. >> it says that josh elliott is nut if line to be the next king but he will tell us what is coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> i feel like i'm 26 in line, it would be if i have become the king of england we have problems, avoid england entirely. >> but what a party? >> what a party it would be, you are coming, it is the place to be. who are we kidding. we have a lot to get to and i heard you mentioned neil diamond showing up to sing "sweet caroline" what a gesture, so many gestures we have seen in the days since the bombings last week. we are advancing that story this morning. aut
night saying he had just stabbed his brother-in- law in potrero hill. officers arrived on scene and the man came out of the house with a hammer. the officers ordered him to stop. he didn't and they shot him and killed him. the man he attacked with the hammer is expected to survive. >>> school officers stay a female student will face discipline for using a stun gun on a classmate. that happened yesterday at the international studies academy in san francisco. police say a 14-year-old boy and the girl who reportedly brought the stun gun to school got in a tussle over the device and that's when the boy says he was zapped. >>> concord police are investigating a smash-and-grab robbery at a macy's store at sun valley mall. it happened around 9:00 last night. police say three suspects used a hammer to smash jewelry cases. the hammer was recovered. they also recovered the getaway car then in pleasant hill. >>> asthma continues to be the leading chronic disease among children and youth in america. >> alameda county has the highest rate of asthma in the state believe it or not. but the cou
or infrastructure." law enforcement officials say there is no link between this plan and the boston terror attacks. >> pam: saturday's 4-20 pot- smoking party caused quite a mess for city officials. .and for clean-up crews -- it was worse. department says this could greatly impact the city's their budget. five tons of trash were left strewn all over sharon meadow. 25 workers were called in over the weekend to clean it up.many of them on overtime. the total cost of the event was 11-thousand dollars. and since the pot smoking festival has no official organizer, the city is stuck paying the bill. the pot party had other problems as well. >> this is youtube video of a fight that broke out. there were no arrests as a result of this brawl, but police say made a dozen arrests for selling drugs and public intoxication. and officials issued more two hundred citations for things like having open containers of alcohol, public urination, and illegal camping. >> pam: the crackdown on homeless camps continues in the city of san jose. \ clean-up crews went to work along coyote creek just north of story road this
bombing investigation and border security. kyle law? >> reporter: dave, homeland security secretary napolitano says her department is very much still involved with the ongoing investigation in boston. napolitano says homeland security wants to know what led up to the boston terror attack and how one of the suspects went off the radar after being interviewed by the fbi. some senators are demanding answers to national security questions surrounding the boston bombings before moving forward with immigration reform. others argue criminals could be brought out of the shadows. when it comes to border security, napolitano says the number of agents patrolling. the bodder has more than doubled since 2005. >> two major drivers across that southwest border are labor and the fact that it takes so long to get a legal visa. >> reporter: she argues the bipartisan immigration bill proposed last week would help with the employment verification process and from her people to find work here. the entire senate has to consider the legislation. that's not expected until june. meanwhile the house of repre
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